Smithfield Foods
Crew Leader Packaging Machine Operator - Level 4
At a glance
Location: US-NV-North Las Vegas Map
Posted: 11/02/2019
Closing: 12/01/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Smithfield Foods
Job description
Your Opportunity

Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, Eckrich ®, Nathan's Famous ®, Farmland ®, Armour ®, Farmer John ®, Kretschmar ®, John Morrell ®, Cook's ®, Gwaltney ®, Carando ®, Margherita ®, Curly's ®, Healthy Ones ®, Morliny ®, Krakus ® and Berlinki ®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.

The Crew Leader Packaging Machine Operator is responsible for leading and training crew in the set-up and operation of either the Bartelt or Sandiacre machines to produce an acceptable finished product.

Core Responsibilities
  • Performs pre-operational inspection and checks all safeties on all equipment on assigned line.
  • Be able to set up and monitor all associated equipment on assigned line; scale, metal detector, check scale, code dater, etc.
  • Be able to operate and monitor either packaging machine in Operators absence.
  • Performs weight and O2 level checks as required.
  • Checks and records use of in-process material.
  • Tallies and records daily production.
  • Performs and records metal detector checks.
  • Leads, trains and monitors work of assigned crew.
  • Supplies all lines with packaging supplies & WIP.
  • Wraps & delivers finished goods to connector dock.
  • Attends safety training classes and assists in training crew.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Walker/Rider qualified.
Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds periodically. 
  • Vision requirement should be 20/40 for near and far vision.
EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

Careers and Benefits

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Crew Leader Packaging Machine Operator - Level 4